Hurdles to Native American voting are a long-standing issue. Polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding may make things worse
Minority Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Equal minority voting rights still face significant obstacles including in registering to vote and casting ballots. Attempts to manipulate the law in new ways that will disadvantage minority communities continue nationwide. Also see our sections on American democracy and our articles on the Voter Access, African-American Voting Rights, Latino Voting Rights or Native American Voting.
African Americans were granted voting rights only after a long and bitter struggle. Several African American women were pivotal to this exemplary struggle.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last week struck down an Arizona week that would have criminalized the delivery of other people’s early ballots.
In Texas, officials in mostly white Waller County citing cost will not make an early voting site available on the campus of a historically black university.
Some states are racing to make voting easier,… others…are restricting it. What does it mean when access to the ballot depends largely on where you live?
It’s well known, America’s teachers don’t look much like the country’s students. It turns out the voters who elect America’s school boards don’t either.
In 2019 two cities in Utah began using a type of ranked-choice voting but votes under this system can ‘cascade’ downwards from the first winner to others.
The 15th Amendment granted black men the right to vote under the law, but exercising that right became another challenge, Sarah Pruitt.
Jong Lee, Senior Fellow at the South Korean East Asia Institute has outlined four challenges likely to affect democracy across the world in 2020.
Native Americans feel like they don’t count. And they might not be wrong — they are the most undercounted group on the U.S. census.